Fairies and Magical Creatures Pop-Up
Candlewick Press (MA), Hardcover, 9780763631727, 1pp.
Publication Date: July 8, 2008
Introducing a dazzling new series premiere! The world’s pop-up masters invite you to peek inside the fairy realm as it transforms before your eyes.
Open this entrancing book and meet Shakespeare’s Queen Titania, springing up with her silver wings aflutter. Further on, a crystalline elfin castle rises into the clouds, not far from some scary hobgoblins and trolls. And on a truly stunning spread, a humanoid magical tree spreads its branches to reveal a face within its foliage, while flowers unfold and rearrange their petals, turning into flower fairies. Visiting mythical beings around the world, from household brownies to the merfolk lurking deep below the sea, this breathtaking 3-D book, brimming with facts and fancy, will hold humans of all ages in its spell.
ROBERT SABUDA is the co-creator of the first book in this series, ENCYCLOPEDIA PREHISTORICA: DINOSAURS. He is the force behind many stunning best-selling pop-up books, including AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL, ALICE IN WONDERLAND, and THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ.
MATTHEW REINHART is the co-creator of ENCYCLOPEDIA PREHISTORICA: DINOSAURS, the first title in this series. He has also created many other award-winning pop-up books, including the YOUNG NATURALIST series, THE POP-UP BOOK OF PHOBIAS, and ANIMAL POPPOSITES.
Matthew Reinhart, a graduate of the Pratt Institute, is the highly acclamied author of "Animal Popposites, TheArk", "Cinderella, "and" The Jungle Book "forLittle Simon.His pop-up career began while working withRobert Sabuda on books like "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" and "The Movable Mother Goose", beforebreaking into the world of pop-ups on his own.Matthew lives in New York City.